MEDIA ADVISORY: MU to provide mental health support to Boone County schools

The MOU will provide students with annual health screenings and counseling services

May 12, 2021
Contact: Pate McCuien, 573-882-4870,


A new Memorandum of Understanding between Boone County School leaders and MU research faculty who developed and currently direct the Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) of Boone County will outline the services to enhance mental health support for approximately 24,000 school-aged children and their families in Boone county schools.

Members of the media are invited to attend the Memorandum of Understanding signing between Boone County school district leaders and FACE administrators.


Representatives from the following organizations will be available for comment:

  •  Boone County Children’s Services Board
  •  Boone County Children’s Services Division
  •  Boone County Commissioners
  • Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) of Boone County
  • FACE Board of Representatives
  •  Centralia R-6 School District
  •  Columbia Public Schools
  •  Hallsville School District
  •  Harrisburg School District
  •  Southern Boone School District
  •  Sturgeon R-V School District
  •  Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School
  •  Fr. Tolton Catholic High School

1 p.m.
May 14, 2021


Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center-  801 E. Walnut St. Columbia, MO 65201

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